104 posts categorized "Fashion/Style/Etiquette"

Our Annual Rite: The Central Park Ladies Hat Lunch

Our eye-candy edition for spring. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:36 AM on May 8, 2018 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette | Comments (0)

Will Being Named a "Hottie" Kill Your Career?

The #Me-Too era is killing sex symbols. What a shame. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:21 PM on March 8, 2018 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers | Comments (1)

Are Lawyers that Thick?

New briefs: The official ABA worst law school list, the Mooch's latest target, harassment at TED talks + more. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 5:32 PM on December 5, 2017 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Web Briefs | Comments (1)

Amal Clooney's #Me-Too Moment (Sort Of) + Other News

Amal, extortion, bargains and more. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 10:07 PM on November 1, 2017 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power | Comments (1)

Dear Client: I'm on Vacation. Get Lost.

News briefs for the beach. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:36 PM on August 28, 2017 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs | Comments (0)

Sleeveless Dresses Are Unprofessional, but Cleavage is Okay

Forget Russiagate. Corporate fashion is what's really roiling America. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 6:17 PM on July 14, 2017 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

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Flip Flops, Tank Tops, Tattoos—Oh My!

Every day is now casual dress day at many firms. And some lawyers are pushing the acceptability envelope. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 9:01 AM on June 2, 2017 in Advice, Fashion/Style/Etiquette | Comments (1)

We Are the Ladies Who Lunch. Got a Problem with That?

When men golf, it's business development. When women lunch, it's a silly girl-thing. What's with that? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:43 PM on May 10, 2017 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Women | Comments (1)

Quick! Send Your Resume to the White House!

The latest in dishy news and gossip. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:37 PM on March 13, 2017 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Money/Power, Web Briefs | Comments (0)

Kellyanne: Victim of Sexism?

Trump's leading female advisor gets contempt that's uniquely sexist (and sexualized). From the left and the right. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:38 AM on March 6, 2017 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (5)

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The Careerist takes an inside look at how lawyers shape their careers and manage their lives. The blog aims to dissect developments in the profession, provide useful information and advice, and give lawyers a platform to voice their views. The goal is to provide a fresh, provocative take on the state of lawyering.

About Vivia Chen

Vivia Chen

Vivia Chen, The Careerist's chief blogger, has been covering the business and culture of law firms for a decade. A former corporate lawyer, Chen is fascinated by those who thrive (as well as those who don't) in the legal profession. Her take: Success in the law (and life) doesn't always travel a linear path. If you have topics you'd like to discuss or information to share, contact her: VChen@alm.com

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